Skip to main content
Connect
alt alt alt alt

Data

Ballarat Data
Data

Economic

Output - Total

In 2019, Ballarat’s economy was valued at $14.937 billion, representing over 44% growth over ten years since 2010.

 

Year 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Growth 2010-19
Value ($B) $10.320 $11.007 $10.134 $10.331 $10.836 $11.152 $12.706 $13.466 $14.260 $14.937 44.74%

Source: REMPLAN 2019 Release 1

Output per year

Output by Sector

 Sector 2019 ($M) % of Total
 Manufacturing $3,300.667 22.10%
 Construction $2,001.839 13.40%
 Rental, Hiring & Real Estate Services $1,379.671 9.24%
 Health Care & Social Assistance $1,221.198 8.18%
 Education & Training $836.779 5.60%
 Professional, Scientific & Technical Services $707.298 4.74%
 Retail Trade $687.522 4.60%
 Information Media & Telecommunications $663.310 4.44%
 Financial & Insurance Services $533.847 35.7%
 Public Administration & Safety $525.648 3.52%
 Transport, Postal & Warehousing $519.026 3.47%
 Accommodation & Food Services $517.727 3.47%
 Wholesale Trade $426.831 2.86%
 Electricity, Gas, Water & Waste Services $406.668 2.72%
 Administrative & Support Services $309.646 2.07%
 Other Services $262.857 1.76%
 Mining $249.983 1.67%
 Agriculture, Forestry & Fishing $206.733 1.38%
 Arts & Recreation Services $179.834 1.2%
 Total Value $14,937.083

Source: REMPLAN 2019 Release 1

Output by Sector

Business Count by Sector

 Sector Count
Construction 1,695
Financial & Insurance Services 1,105
Rental, Hiring & Real Estate Services 972
Professional, Scientific & Technical Services 878
Health Care & Social Assistance 663
Retail Trade 524
Transport, Postal & Warehousing 493
Agriculture, Forestry & Fishing 447
Other Services 418
Accommodation & Food Services 405
Manufacturing 375
Administrative & Support Services 287
Wholesale Trade 226
Arts & Recreation Services 136
Education & Training 107
Information Media & Telecommunications 52
Mining 28
Other 20
Electricity, Gas, Waste & Water Services 15
Public Administration & Safety 14
Total 8,857

Source: REMPLAN 2019 Release 1

Business registrations

Demographic

Population Forecast

Population 2020 Population 2036 Change 2020-36
111,726 144,108 28.98%

Source (.idcommunity)

Population forecast chart

Workforce by Sector

 Sector Jobs %
Health Care  Social Assistance 9,218 19.0%
Retail Trade 5,851 12.1%
Education  Training 5,419 11.2%
Construction 4,316 8.9%
Manufacturing 4,139 8.5%
Accommodation  Food Services 3,816 7.9%
Public Administration  Safety 2,648 5.5%
Professional, Scientific  Technical Services 2,536 5.2%
Other Services 1,827 3.8%
Transport, Postal  Warehousing 1,691 3.5%
Administrative  Support Services 1,140 2.4%
Wholesale Trade 1,051 2.2%
Arts  Recreation Services 1,047 2.2%
Information Media  Telecommunications 1,031 2.1%
Financial  Insurance Services 786 1.6%
Rental, Hiring  Real Estate Services 585 1.2%
Agriculture, Forestry  Fishing 536 1.1%
Electricity, Gas, Water  Waste Services 447 0.9%
Mining 359 0.7%
Total 48,443  

Source: REMPLAN 2019 Release 1

Workforce by Sector

Level of Education

  Ballarat Bendigo Geelong Victoria
Level of Education Jobs % Jobs % Jobs % Jobs %
Postgraduate Degree 2,131 4.4% 1,694 3.54% 4,852 4.82% 209,657 7.68%
Graduate Diploma and Graduate Certificate 1,787 3.7% 1,702 3.55% 3,318 3.30% 96,538 3.54%
Bachelor Degree 8,541 17.6% 8,103 16.91% 19,521 19.39% 621,401 22.76%
Advanced Diploma and Diploma 5,217 10.8% 4,789 10.0% 12,104 12.02% 317,020 11.61%
Certificate 13,380 27.6% 13,687 28.57% 25,496 25.33% 570,730 20.90%
Not Applicable 16,576 34.22% 17,060 35.61% 33,485 33.261% 848,332 31.07%
Total 48,443   47,905   100,666   2,730,332  


Source: REMPLAN 2019 Release 1

Education Comparison

Development

Building Approvals

 2019 Commercial ($M) Domestic ($M) Hospital/ Healthcare ($M) Industrial ($M) Public Buildings ($M) Residential ($M) Retail ($M) Total ($M)
City of Ballarat $37.72 $385.79 $6.17 $5.36 $48.09 $25.27 $59.03 $567.44
City of Greater Bendigo $20.89 $315.68 $4.85 $36.56 $38.77 $5.25 $16.94 $438.94
City of Greater Geelong $97.19 $1,084.89 $26.32 $67.10 $153.59 $14.26 $73.26 $1,516.61

Source: Victorian Building Authority

Building Approval Comparison

The City of Ballarat acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land we live and work on, the Wadawurrung and Dja Dja Wurrung People, and recognises their continuing connection to the land and waterways. We pay our respects to their Elders past, prese​nt and emerging and extend this to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People.

© 2019 City of Ballarat. All rights reserved